Amanda Carter-Zegarowski (born January 20, 1971) is a formerbasketball player and former high school basketball coach. Carter attended college at Salem State University, where she played basketball. She is the mother of current NBA player Michael Carter-Williams.
Carter-Zegarowski graduated from Salem State College with a degree in communications. She began her coaching career 20 years ago as an instructor of youth clinics at the Hamilton Recreation Center. Carter went on to coach the JV Girls’ Basketball team at Hamilton Wenham High School before being appointed the Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach at Ipswich High School.
During her tenure at Ipswich, Carter led the Tigers to ten straight state tournament appearances. The Tigers won the league title seven times under Carter’s direction. A four time CAL Coach of the Year winner, she was also named the Massachusetts North Coach of the year.
Most recently, Carter founded A-Z Sports Management, LLC, a managing and consulting company for professional athletes and businesses. She has also established MCW Starz LLC., a comprehensive basketball program evolving out of Mass Hoop Elite. Carter has consulted many families through college recruiting process and provided parents and student athletes with the information needed to make an informed college placement decision.
While in college, she met Earl Williams, who played basketball at Salem State University.In her sophomore year of college, she got pregnant with their child. Their son, Michael Carter-Williams, was born on October 10, 1991. In 1992, she began dating Zach Zegarowski and they got married in 1996. The couple have three children (Masey, Marcus, and Max). Michael is currently a point guard for the Charlotte Hornets, while Masey is a point guard for the Bryant Bulldogs women's basketball team, and Marcus and Max are senior basketball players at Tilton High School.